San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Audience: Elementary and Middle School science teachers, lead teachers, specialists, and APs
Date & Time: December 22nd, 2014, 8:30 - 3:00 pm
Location: Teaching Matters, First Floor - C&D, 475 Riverside Drive New York, NY 10115
Focus of workshop: This workshop will focus on how to integrate the Science Practices from the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) into existing curriculum and instruction.
- gain an understanding of what the NGSS Science Practices look like in action and how they can be applied to the current NY state science standards
- engage in hands-on physical science lessons that illustrate how to use science practices (such as modeling and constructing scientific explanations) to teach physical science content
- receive support in adapting science lessons to engage students in the practices of scientists
Presenter: The workshop will be led by Dr. Joseph Krajcik, Director of CREATE for STEM Institute at Michigan State University. Dr. Krajcik served as the lead writer for the Physical Science Design Team for the NRC’s Framework for K-12 Science Education (the foundation of the NGSS) and has most recently served as a NGSS Writing Team Leader. As a faculty member at Michigan State University, Joe frequently presents at national conferences and workshops and has authored or co-authored over 100 manuscripts. Dr. Krajcik was also a Lead Developer of the NSF-sponsored curriculum, IQWST. The examples he uses during the workshop will come from IQWST.
If you have questions about this workshop, please contact Jennie Brotman at email@example.com.
When & Where
Developing, retaining and measurably increasing teachers' ability to give students in urban public schools an excellent education.